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AFCA in Action: Tackling Gender Inequality in African Coffee Farming

Source: Perfect Daily Grind.

Did you know that women make up 75% of Africa’s coffee farming workforce?

Africa produces a vast variety of uniquely delicious coffees. From the shores of Lake Kivu, Rwanda to Kenya and the foothills of Ethiopia, you can find some of the world’s best beans here.

Yet, as with much of the world’s coffee, it comes at a cost. While women do the majority of the labour, they rarely have any rights to the profits. Gender inequality is rife.

The good news is that the African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA), an organisation at the forefront of paving the future for African coffees, has set out to change this.

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